You can get the Facet-Purolator Pump available from NAPA - Belkamp label, NAPA Part# 6101050, only $36 out the door. Mount it on the frame rail, just in front of the fuel tank selector valve. They push better than they pull.
You MUST also buy a 'Big Block Chevy Block Off Plate while you are at the parts store ~ $5. When you remove the mech pump you cover the hole in the block with the 'Block-off plate'
When you change the fuel filter, next time, you don't have to worry about filling the fuel filter with diesel before you spin it back on. After it's tighten up, just turn on the e-pump and it'll fill right up. You can get a Holly Red pump from Summit Racing for $95.88. You should also get the Oil Pressure Saftey Switch also available from Summit for $19.88. You can buy a generic Oil Pressure Saftey Switch that 'open'(turns off the current/circuit) when the oil pressure drops below 4-6lbs. I have a by-pass switch on my oil pressure saftey switch for those times when I want the pump to pump fuel up even though the engine isn't running. Click on the "E-pump Wiring diagram in my Signature. If you want a printable/readable version, send me your email address. OkieGringo
That's not a bad idea, as long as you ran the fuel line AROUND the old pump. You don't want the fuel under pressure blowing the rubber diaphram out and FILLING UP THE CRANKCASE WITH DIESEL [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/eek.gif[/img]. That would not only ruin your day. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smokin.gif[/img]OkieGringo
Was it brand new or remanufactured? When I went through my engine the lobe was in bad shape. That lobe was the only wear part that didn't come in the master rebuild kit. The cam came without it. I couldn't find one anywhere. You may have started with a partially worn lobe.
88 4X4 ext cab long box F250 c-6